Thursday, October 10, 2019

Two vehicle crash with blockage SB I15 at 168, near Dubois

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Idaho State Police
District 6 1540 Foote Dr.
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83402-1828
(208) 525-7377 FAX: (208) 525-7294

For Immediate Release: 10/10/2019 11:57 a.m.

Please direct questions to the District Office

On Thursday, October 10,2019, at approximately 5:05 a.m., Idaho State Police investigated a two-vehicle crash southbound I15 at milepost 168, near Dubois. Joseph Melfi, 36, of Taylor, Ut was driving a 2000 Kenworth semi pulling double trailers. Lindy Larson, 45, of Lodi, CA was driving a 2003 Chevrolet Suburban pulling a horse trailer. Melfi rear-ended Larson and went off the right shoulder and rolled. Larson went off the right shoulder.

Melfi was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash. Larson was wearing a seatbelt. One lane of travel is still blocked for the investigation of the crash.